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7/24/2014 | Slumping Francisco breaks out with monster game

Juan Francisco's bat has cooled down considerably after a scorching-hot May, but he showed signs of turning it around with a 3-for-4 game on Thursday in which he fell a double shy of the cycle.

7/24/2014 | Knotted in East, Yanks and Jays meet in Bronx

Mark Buehrle will vie for an elusive 11th win this season and Hiroki Kuroda will start for the Yankees when the Blue Jays visit the Bronx on Friday night for the first of three games between two clubs tied for second place in the American League East.

7/24/2014 | Stroman holds down Red Sox in Blue Jays' rout

Marcus Stroman carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, while Juan Francisco fell a double shy of the cycle in the Blue Jays' 8-0 series-clinching win over the Red Sox in front of a sellout crowd of 46,683 at Rogers Centre on Thursday.

7/23/2014 | In debut, Sanchez retires heart of Boston's order

It turns out Blue Jays manager John Gibbons wasn't joking when he said earlier this week that Aaron Sanchez was going to be tossed into the fire. Making his debut in Wednesday's 6-4 win, Toronto's top prospect responded by retiring Boston's Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and Mike Napoli in order in the first of his two scoreless innings.

7/23/2014 | Blue Jays visit hospital, put smiles on kids' faces

Children at SickKids Hospital were paid a visit by group of Blue Jays and their families Wednesday morning ahead of the team's evening game against the Red Sox.

7/23/2014 | Young righties Stroman, De La Rosa meet in finale

Aiming to take three of four from the Red Sox at Rogers Centre, the Blue Jays send rookie right-hander Marcus Stroman to the mound against righty Rubby De La Rosa in Thursday's matinee. Stroman is 4-2 with a 2.50 ERA in nine starts, while De La Rosa has a 1.73 ERA over his past four outings.

7/23/2014 | Dickey not sharp, but aided by bats in comeback win

R.A. Dickey finally got some run support as Ryan Goins hit a key RBI triple and Jose Bautista homered in the Blue Jays' 6-4 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.

7/23/2014 | Encarnacion, Lind may not need rehab stints

The Blue Jays have contemplated the idea of activating Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion from the 15-day disabled list without putting them on a rehab assignment.

7/23/2014 | Santos clears waivers, headed to Triple-A

Sergio Santos cleared waivers on Wednesday afternoon and will be assigned to Triple-A Buffalo.

7/22/2014 | Melky collects two RBIs, both off pitchers' legs

Melky Cabrera played a pivotal role in the Blue Jays' 7-3 victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday night, doing so in rather unique fashion. Cabrera had a pair of RBI singles that went off opposing pitchers' legs. In both cases, the ball didn't travel very far, but was enough out of Boston's reach to make an impact.

7/22/2014 | Happ tosses six scoreless, receives boost from bats

Escaping a few jams, left-hander J.A. Happ tossed six scoreless innings while Jose Reyes and Dioner Navarro homered in the Blue Jays' 7-3 victory over the Red Sox on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre.

7/22/2014 | Goins given another chance to seize second-base job

Ryan Goins has a second chance to secure his spot in the Blue Jays' lineup after he was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday afternoon.

7/22/2014 | Buehrle wins club's Heart and Hustle Award

The Major League Baseball Players' Alumni Association has given the 2014 Blue Jays Heart and Hustle Award to veteran left-hander Mark Buehrle.

7/22/2014 | In control of late, Buchholz aims to tame Blue Jays

Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz has looked much more like his 2013 self in the past few weeks after spending about a month on the disabled list. Buchholz will look to continue his strong pitching when he opposes knuckleballer R.A. Dickey and the Blue Jays on Wednesday in the third of a four-game series at Rogers Centre.

7/22/2014 | Blue Jays alums help open youth field in Ottawa

The Blue Jays hosted a day of baseball celebrations in Ottawa on Friday, officially opening a newly refurbished baseball diamond in South Nepean and providing a Blue Jays Baseball Academy Instructional Clinic hosted by select Blue Jays alumni.

7/22/2014 | Top prospect Sanchez excited to join Toronto's bullpen

The Blue Jays called up their top prospect, right-hander Aaron Sanchez, amid a flurry of roster moves Tuesday. He has the potential to become a front-line starter, but for now, he will work out of the bullpen as Toronto attempts to remain in the American League East race.

7/21/2014 | On a roll, Red Sox out to help Peavy earn elusive win

Monday marked the first of 13 consecutive games Boston will play against divisional opponents. On Tuesday, the Blue Jays and Sox -- who have won five in a row -- play the second of a four-game set at Rogers Centre, with Jake Peavy and J.A. Happ sharing the rubber.

7/21/2014 | Blue Jays' hurlers can't contain Red Sox in blowout

Drew Hutchison and Brad Mills combined to allow 14 runs over 4 2/3 innings as the Blue Jays were blown out in a 14-1 loss to the Red Sox on Monday night at Rogers Centre.

7/21/2014 | Rasmussen callup gives Blue Jays four lefty relievers

The Blue Jays' bullpen has a rather unusual configuration after left-hander Rob Rasmussen was promoted from Triple-A Buffalo on Monday afternoon.

7/21/2014 | Club designates Santos, hasn't explored trade options

The Sergio Santos era in Toronto could be coming to an end after the Blue Jays announced Monday afternoon that he had been designated for assignment. Major League teams have until Wednesday to claim Santos and the prorated amount of his $3.75 million salary. If Santos clears waivers, the Blue Jays will be able to send him to Triple-A Buffalo.

7/21/2014 | Bautista battles adversity in hopes of postseason

The .525 winning percentage the Blue Jays carried at the end of 2010, the year of Jose Bautista's 54-homer breakout, might be enough for a Wild Card spot, the way this strange 2014 season is unfolding. But at the time, it was good only for fourth place in the loaded American League East.

7/20/2014 | Blue Jays alumni teach skills for a good cause

The Honda Super Clinic, which gave 400-plus eager participants a chance to refine their baseball skills with help from Blue Jays alumni, also served as a fundraiser for young Ben Sheppard, who will undergo selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery in St. Louis, thanks to the more than $68,000 raised through registration fees and matching contributions from Honda Canada and Whitby Honda.

7/20/2014 | Overturned call leads to Rangers runs

The Rangers won their second challenge in as many games on Sunday. Leonys Martin was initially called out at first after he hit a one-out grounder to second, but the call was overturned.

7/20/2014 | Melk Man delivers series win over Rangers

Melky Cabrera hit a homer and drove in three runs to lift the Blue Jays to a 9-6 win and a series victory over the Rangers at Rogers Centre on Sunday afternoon.

7/20/2014 | Anthopoulos may look to add bat via trade

Back in May, it would've seemed highly unlikely that the Blue Jays' priority at the non-waiver Trade Deadline would be to acquire more offense. The team pounded the ball through that month, leading the Major Leagues in runs (165), homers (48) and OPS (.829).

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